Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 32: May 25 - 28, 2018 Missoula, Montana

Nina Alviar

MisCon 32 Attending Professional

Nina Alviar is a film and television makeup artist, specializing in injury makeup effects for feature films. She has worked for over 13 years in Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, and Montana. Most notably,  she was Head of the Makeup Department on Far Cry 5: Inside Eden's Gate, starring Greg Bryk (Bitten) and Kyle Gallner (The Outsiders TV Series.) Recently, Nina was the Head of Makeup Effects for "The Bruce," (an original story that follows Robert the Bruce) - starring Angus Macfadyen (Braveheart) and Zach MacGowan (Guardians of the Galaxy,) to be released in 2019.

Nina Alviar is a film and television makeup artist, specializing in injury makeup effects for feature films. She has worked for over 13 years in Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, and Montana. Most notably, she was Head of the Makeup Department on Far Cry 5: Inside Eden's Gate, starring Greg Bryk (Bitten) and Kyle Gallner (The Outsiders TV Series.) Recently, Nina was the Head of Makeup Effects for "The Bruce," (an original story that follows Robert the Bruce) - starring Angus Macfadyen (Braveheart) and Zach MacGowan (Guardians of the Galaxy,) to be released in 2019. Working with stunt coordinators, props/sword/weapons masters, and others on the team, Nina creates all the injury and blood effects. She's always learning, and loves new challenges!

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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(Tentative)

  • moderator Fri 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Prosthetics and Special Effects Makeup, Yellowstone
    Moderator: Nina Alviar; Panelists: Nina Alviar, Meagan Scruggs

    Sometimes your costume isn't complete until you add a few special effects. Need a bruise to complete your boxer? Want a great wound to really make your zombie stand out? Come get your questions answered and learn techniques to help finish your look.

  • Break Fri 3:50 - Sun 4:00
  • panel Sun 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Making Money With Your Creativity, Rocket Tent (1)
    Moderator: Valhalla's Workbench ; Panelists: Valhalla's Workbench , Nina Alviar, Erik Evjen, Vandy Hall, Nikki Rossignol

    Have you ever wondered how to successfully make a income from your hobby or craft? Join several professionals who will tell you what you need to know!

  • Break Sun 4:50 - Sun 7:00
  • panel Sun 7:00 - 7:50 PM, Business Strategies for Creative Businesses, Monster Tent (1)
    Moderator: John D. Nilles; Panelists: Nina Alviar, Lee Moyer, John D. Nilles, Rikki Simons, Dean Wells

    Looking to give your business a boost? Need some tips to make the move from hobbyist to professional? Come discuss the business side of art, filmmaking, and writing with our panel of pros.